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MS Keats 8

Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, Baron, 1809-1885. Richard Monckton Milnes Houghton letters concerning John Keats, 1794-1958: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Keats Room, East Wall
Call No.: MS Keats 8
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Houghton, Richard Monckton Milnes, Baron, 1809-1885.
Title: Richard Monckton Milnes Houghton letters concerning John Keats,
Date(s): 1794-1958, (bulk) 1822-1895.
Quantity: 1 collection (1.5 linear feet (4 cases)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Chiefly letters of Keats scholars Richard Monckton Milnes and Buxton Forman concerning the English poet John Keats.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Gift of Arthur A. Houghton, Jr., and others; see accession information with individual items.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Richard Monckton Milnes Houghton Letters Concerning John Keats, 1794-1958 (MS Keats 8). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Richard Monckton Milnes was the first biographer of the English poet John Keats.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Scope and Contents

Primarily correspondence of Richard Monckton Milnes and H. Buxton Forman concerning the English poet John Keats. Also includes letters from Buxton Forman, as well as materials extracted from his Works of Keats, letters from Horatio Smith to Henry Colburn, a few letters to and from Amy Lowell, poems and other writings about Keats, and transcripts of the parish registers recording the marriage of Keats' parents and his baptism, among other items.

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